Holy Bible

Swarthmore College, a liberal university in Pennsylvania, is offering a new course next semester that will translate the Bible into queer (or LGBT-friendly) language.

The class, titled “Queering the Bible”, will be instructed by Gwynn Kessler, an associate professor of religion, according to Swarthmore’s course catalog.

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men with beards

An Islamic preacher is encouraging men to grow beards because clean-shaven men sometimes “cannot be distinguished from women”.

Speaking on a private religious station in Turkey, preacher Murat Bayaral chastised men who shave, saying clean-shaven faces cause “indecent thoughts”.

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Pastor O Jermaine Simmons Sr

A Tallahassee pastor humbled himself before his flock in his first sermon after he was caught sleeping with another man’s wife earlier this month.

“I’m asking for your forgiveness,” Pastor O. Jermaine Simmons said as the congregation applauded enthusiastically at Jacob’s Chapel.

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Kim Burrell

The fallout continues over gospel singer Kim Burrell‘s hate filled sermon denouncing down low homosexuals in the church. Burrell, 44, has lost her radio show after her bosses took exception to a video of the singer calling homosexuals “perverts” and warning gays will die in 2017.

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Kim Burrell Ellen Degeneres

Kim Burrell Ellen Degeneres

Daytime talk Guru Ellen Degeneres has canceled gospel singer Kim Burrell‘s appearance on her popular show in the wake of controversial statements made by the pastor.

Degeneres tweeted: “For those asking, Kim Burrell will not be appearing on my show.”.

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